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April 27-29, 1864

April, WEDNESDAY, 27, 1864.

rainy day busy as usal Sue was here but I did not see her Nell came up and spent the evening with me she was trying to sew in […] her hand band


i am so busy i can not help her fine day i went up to mr […] stoped at Nate’s I heard of a situation to go to germantown for the summer Nell and I were out sh


oping [shopping] i spent the evening with Mary and Nell Neal was there Sue was not down i have not seen her since monay home all day Neal Promised to come over to night but

Annotation 1

Clipping from the Public Ledger for domestic positions in Germantown.

Though we do not know exactly how Emilie obtained her position in Germantown, various newspapers in Philadelphia ran advertisements for many positions similar to the one she seems to have held.


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